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About Us

Do more here.

At American National Bank, we believe in doing. Because doing is what starts a business, a profession or a farmstead—then grows it. What saves for a new home and provides for a family? Doing is what allows us to give back and help those in need. It’s what makes our communities thrive. Makes your life, and the lives of your loved ones, better. And we’re here to help you do even more. To help our customers accomplish their goals, then set new ones. To help businesses start, scale and go national. To find solutions and solve problems. To stand by your side and guide you through the good times and the bad. We start by listening—to understand your motivations, your needs, your goals and your options. We get to know our clients so we can help guide them on the best path possible. And we work side by side to deliver on our promises, achieve your goals and exceed your expectations.

Together, we can do more.


Mission Statement

Be the preferred financial services provider to businesses and individuals, while providing rewarding challenges and opportunities to our employees and investing in the communities where we live.

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Establishing deep, long-term client relationships.

Since the bank’s humble beginnings, we’ve always operated and succeeded by putting our customers first. Focusing on relationships, more than just transactions. Partnering with our business and personal customers to achieve their long-term financial goals, instead of being focused on our own quarterly earnings quotas like other large banks. At American National Bank, we work hard for our clients, and always have. Because together, we can do more.


164 years of more.

Our beginnings date back to the frontier days along the Missouri River in 1856. Since that time, the bank has grown to become one of the largest banks in the region with major operations in Nebraska, Iowa and the Twin Cities in Minnesota. Our continued strength and stability is the result of fiscal responsibility, local leadership and considered, conservative banking practices—as well as our commitment to delivering highly personalized service and innovative products to the people and businesses in the communities we serve.

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Our milestones:

1856 - The Bank of Florence, Territory of Nebraska
1964 - American National Corporation is formed with its headquarters located at 90th and Dodge in Omaha, Neb., under the name West Omaha National Bank where it stands today.
2004 - Iowa history begins with the purchase of Peoples National Bank, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
2012 - Minnesota history begins with the purchase of Western Bank, St. Paul, Minn.
2020 - Western Bank officially begins operating under the American National Bank name.
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Community is our biggest asset.

As a bank, we believe our greatest asset is our community. It’s a large part of who we are, and it’s who we’ve always been. And it’s why we spend so much of our time and energy making it stronger and better – helping its businesses and organizations do more for its people.

The Values We Share With Our Customers